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Logo of Apple502j.jpg Apple502j Talk/Activities 1,808edit 11:09, 4 May 2018 (UTC)

(I have edited this topic a little from its original version)
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
08:16, 10 May 2018 (UTC)

New page for intro/outro

I think this is a big thing right know so should we have a main space article about intros/outros on one page or on two pages? Also will anyone help we write it?

Logoasqwde.png asqwde talk | contribs 13:50, 8 April 2018 (UTC)

Hmmmm, are you talking about a intro/outro to a project?
NYCDOT (talk | contribs) 20:58, 8 April 2018 (UTC)
Yes i am

Logoasqwde.png asqwde talk | contribs 16:38, 9 April 2018 (UTC)
No Not done
NYCDOT Logo.jpg NYCDOT [ Talk Page | Contributions | Directory ] 14:38, 1 July 2018 (UTC)
It should be a single article called "Intros and Outros." "Intro" and "Outro" should redirect to it.
Millie S.jpeg Millie S (talk|897 contribs|directory) 17:08, 25 July 2018 (UTC)

English Scratch Club

No Not done

The Scratch club is a weekly meeting among a group of Scratchers which are contributing actively to the Scratch Wiki and to Scratch in general. The meetings are used to discuss important issues, most notable was the discussion if the transition of the english Wiki should take place. Currently, the weekly meetings are held in German, but we used to have an international Scratch club following after the German one. An alternative could be to make it alternating every week between German and English. As a start, who of the English and international Wiki administrators would be interested in it and able to join? And what would be better: weekly every Monday at 9:00 PM CET or bi-weekly at 8:00 PM? Once I get a tendency about the if and when, I will bring it up at the next German Scratch club, perhaps already next Monday.
Frodewin (talk | contribs) 20:54, 12 April 2018 (UTC)

Aw man! I wish I was a admin. Well, I am pretty sure someone (Cough cough Kenny2scatch Cough Cough)
NYCDOT (talk | contribs) 22:14, 12 April 2018 (UTC)
I would definitely like to join, but neither 8 or 9 PM CET work for me - I'm in Hong Kong, and 8PM CET is 3AM HKT... Best would be on weekends, since everyone's time is likely to be more flexible - on weekdays, we have work and school, but on weekends times that would normally be during work/school are usually ok. Would 2PM CET on Saturdays (or Sundays) be workable?
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
02:32, 13 April 2018 (UTC)
Hey, I noticed where I live, that 8/9 PM is 3 PMEST(end of school day!), but 2PM CET is 8AMEST which is not good.
NYCDOT (talk | contribs) 11:53, 13 April 2018 (UTC)

Not Done

No Not done

I know someone already brought it up...
Anyways, Not Done is not getting any attention. I know that Kenny2scratch already added “Things To Do” on the left sidebar, and the TOC of Not Done, yet no one seems to notice it. I think that we should release an announcement to all existing editors about ND, and all incoming users about ND on their welcome page. In fact, I’m going to add that to my welcome right now.
Any thoughts?
NYCDOT Logo.jpg NYCDOT [ Talk Page | Contributions | Directory ] 23:53, 19 June 2018 (UTC)

Nice idea, support!

Logoasqwde.png asqwde talk | contribs 12:06, 20 June 2018 (UTC)
Thanks!
NYCDOT Logo.jpg NYCDOT [ Talk Page | Contributions | Directory ] 15:15, 20 June 2018 (UTC)
Support, I think that is a great idea.
Purplewolves (talk | contribs) 20:32, 21 June 2018 (UTC)
Thanks for support!
NYCDOT Logo.jpg NYCDOT [ Talk Page | Contributions | Directory ] 22:15, 21 June 2018 (UTC)
No worries.
Purplewolves (talk | contribs) 22:53, 21 June 2018 (UTC)
Support better way to mark not done. Should the TOC on the CP mark out all the not done discussions in a different text color, or something like that? One idea
KrIsMa Anamation2.gif KrIsMa user | talk | contribs | edits 03:45, 24 June 2018 (UTC)

──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── Perhaps make all of the Not Done topics have bold titles? That should attract attention to them for those who browse the TOC.
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
03:47, 24 June 2018 (UTC)

Maybe what we could do is put the Not Done Topics in Red in the TOC of the CP, the done topics Green in the TOC of the CP, and the in progress discussions the blue color it currently is.
NYCDOT Logo.jpg NYCDOT [ Talk Page | Contributions | Directory ] 12:47, 24 June 2018 (UTC)
I agree with KrIsMa, Kenny2scratch, and NYCDOT on having some way to show which topics are done and which are not done, but how would we make topics show as a different color in the table of contents?
Bigpuppy Logo.png bigpuppy talk | contribs 15:31, 24 June 2018 (UTC)
That...is a really good question. I have no idea. I really don't.
NYCDOT Logo.jpg NYCDOT [ Talk Page | Contributions | Directory ] 19:22, 24 June 2018 (UTC)

Forum Topics

Hi guys! I have a question about the forum topics. Should we change the dates of when it first opened to the dates of the first topic? Or is that already done? Also, should we include the first forum topic of each forum?
NYCDOT Logo.jpg NYCDOT [ Talk Page | Contributions | Directory ] 21:55, 1 July 2018 (UTC)

I disagree, but even if I did, how do you intend to find the first created thread in a subforum, given that they will get bumped around a bit?
Jokebookservice1 (talk | contribs) 00:12, 2 July 2018 (UTC)
I wasn't saying that we must add it. It was just a thought.
NYCDOT Logo.jpg NYCDOT [ Talk Page | Contributions | Directory ] 00:45, 2 July 2018 (UTC)
Huh? What are you talking about?
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
02:55, 2 July 2018 (UTC)
I'd appreciate it if you would take time to read what I wrote on top
What I am trying to say is that for the forum pages, should we add the exact dates of the official opening, if we know it? And should we include the first forum topic of each forum?
NYCDOT Logo.jpg NYCDOT [ Talk Page | Contributions | Directory ] 13:01, 2 July 2018 (UTC)
If I hadn't read what you said, I wouldn't have replied. I said "what are you talking about" because I didn't understand what you wrote on top.
I think the exact date created is too easy to get wrong and too hard to get write to merit inclusion in forum pages. The forum could have been open for days before anybody noticed it.
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
13:02, 2 July 2018 (UTC)
Yes, that is true that the exact date is very hard to get, even harder that the original guys (Lucario, JSO, Veggieman001, etc.) are gone. Do we think we could get the month from a ST member? And maybe even the first topic?
NYCDOT Logo.jpg NYCDOT [ Talk Page | Contributions | Directory ] 13:06, 2 July 2018 (UTC)

Translating Japanese articles into English

Hello! I'm an admin in Japanese Scratch Wiki. In that wiki, we have some articles that English Wiki doesn't have. (Of course, some can't be, due to the strict S:NOSP!)

Please discuss whether they are useful. Thank you!
Logo of Apple502j.jpg Apple502j Talk/Activities 1,808edit 22:54, 15 July 2018 (UTC)

Cool articles! I definitely think we should add the "Some Blocks" one; since it was a Scratch 3.0 extension just like the pen extension or the music extension, it's just that it was removed. :)
I think the cubeupload one might work well on the Wiki - or at least as a section in Image Hosting.
I think we could possibly add the Trademark Policy one - after all, we have articles for the Privacy Policy, Terms of Use, and Community Guidelines.
Could you please explain the first one a bit more? Thank you. :D
Anyway, thanks for pointing these out - in my opinion most, if not all of them, could be good articles on the English Scratch Wiki as well as the Japanese one! :D
Bigpuppy Logo.png bigpuppy talk | contribs 14:16, 16 July 2018 (UTC)

Uploading ScratchBlocks files

I can't upload .sb2 or .sb3 files, even though I can upload the original .sb files. There's also the issue where I can't ignore the 'empty file' warning when uploading an 'sb2' file.
1a3c5e7g9i's Armemedillo 1a3c5e7g9i(Talk|Contributions) 22:15, 2 August 2018 (UTC)

An .sb .sb2 or .sb3 is a scratch project file. If you want to use scratch block like this:
 When GF clicked
then you use it as if you were using in the scratch fourms. You can also us this to help you make them as well: https://scratchblocks.github.io/
Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 16:49, 3 August 2018 (UTC)
I want users to download a project, not to painstakingly copy it block by block. The sb3 I'm uploading has some blocks you can't easily duplicate with ScratchBlocks.
1a3c5e7g9i's Armemedillo 1a3c5e7g9i(Talk|Contributions) 02:19, 4 August 2018 (UTC)
It's much better, usually, to painstakingly copy it block by block, however. Downloading someone else's files and modifying them doesn't teach you as much as re-making the script yourself and attempting to understand it as you do so. A 3.0 scratchblocks is coming, and once it's out we'll use it.
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
12:22, 4 August 2018 (UTC)
So if my project has 147 unique, lengthy scripts and utilizes sprites, it's more beneficial to duplicate it manually, right?
1a3c5e7g9i's Armemedillo 1a3c5e7g9i(Talk|Contributions) 23:59, 4 August 2018 (UTC)
No This problem wasn't solved.
1a3c5e7g9i's Armemedillo 1a3c5e7g9i(Talk|Contributions) 01:55, 24 August 2018 (UTC)
We are not writing pages about one custom program, but the genre of the project, we want also scratchers to be creative while making it.
Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 21:12, 17 September 2018 (UTC)
I wasn't making a page about a program, I was uploading a ScratchBlocks file onto the Scratch Wiki that one could download and use in the Scratch 3.0 Preview.
1a3c5e7g9i's Armemedillo 1a3c5e7g9i(Talk|Contributions) 05:41, 23 September 2018 (UTC)

────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────Wiki is not file-hosting website
Logo of Apple502j.jpg Apple502j Talk/Activities 1,808edit 06:17, 23 September 2018 (UTC)

If it's 3.0 you're specifically worried about, use some other file-sharing website. 3.0 projects can't be shared yet, but IIRC a 3.0 project page is already on its way. Have patience.
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
06:54, 23 September 2018 (UTC)

Suggestion: Scratch Wiki:Featured Image Suggestions

It's as it says on the tin.

As part of this new revival of featured images (and leading on from #An Interval for Featured Images, I propose that we create a page similar in concept to S:WWS, where users leave new section saying which image they think deserve to be featured. This will clean up the CP (just slightly). At around the same time as Wiki Wednesday, the EWs/Bureaucrats review the suggestions and pick three images which will then to onto S:FI. If necessary, we could also edit the current Wiki Wednesday suggestion forum post to incorporate Featured Images too.

What do you think?
border=3px Drunken Sailor [ Talk | Contribs | More... ] 15:24, 4 August 2018 (UTC)

This is a great idea! +1! :)
Bigpuppy Logo.png bigpuppy talk | contribs 17:23, 4 August 2018 (UTC)
Yes!
Millie S.jpeg Millie S (talk|897 contribs|directory) 18:12, 4 August 2018 (UTC)
Thank you! Any bits that need improving?
border=3px Drunken Sailor [ Talk | Contribs | More... ] 18:26, 4 August 2018 (UTC)
I think the featured images are too minor to have a dedicated projectspace page. I propose instead to have a miscellaneous "homepage tasks" page (or something like that) where you can suggest news items, featured images, and edits to other things that appear on the homepage. Does that sound better?
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
19:51, 4 August 2018 (UTC)
good idea
Millie S.jpeg Millie S (talk|897 contribs|directory) 19:53, 4 August 2018 (UTC)
Nice idea, Yes Support
Logoasqwde.png asqwde talk | contribs 21:46, 4 August 2018 (UTC)

──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── @Ken won't a homepage tasks page just get cluttered up? If they had to filter through edits and news items to find featured images, wouldn't it be harder for the admins? Also, having a dedicated project space is better because it's a) more obvious to Wiki Editors what the page is for, and seems less boring and gruelling than "homepage tasks", which sounds like just a big long list of stuff to do. And b) it would be easier for editors to suggest, because having a clearer Featured Image Suggestions would be more obvious to others what has already been suggested and what hasn't, et cetera. And c) having a dedicated page would make it so much easier to implement into the current WW forum post.
border=3px Drunken Sailor [ Talk | Contribs | More... ] 08:49, 5 August 2018 (UTC)

We could have Scratch Wiki:Homepage Tasks and have there be a section for featured images, news things, and any other sections that may be needed. Then it wouldn't be as messy (if there were sections). Then we could make a shortcut called S:FEATUREDIMAGESUGGESTIONS (although that's a pretty long "shortcut") and have it redirect to Scratch Wiki:Homepage Tasks#Featured Image Suggestions. Or we could have Scratch Wiki:Featured Image Suggestions redirect to Scratch Wiki:Homepage Tasks#Featured Image Suggestions. :)
Bigpuppy Logo.png bigpuppy talk | contribs 15:32, 5 August 2018 (UTC)
If we're talking about shortcuts, how about S:FIS, since S:FI redirects to the featured images?
border=3px Drunken Sailor [ Talk | Contribs | More... ] 08:44, 6 August 2018 (UTC)
Yeah, that'd probably be good. :)
Bigpuppy Logo.png bigpuppy talk | contribs 16:33, 6 August 2018 (UTC)

Server Capacity

About two weeks ago, I could not access scratch-wiki.info for 24 hours. My internet connection was fine; the website just took too long to respond.

Today, when trying to view /Archive 66, I got a 503 Service Unavailable error. I reloaded the page and it worked. However, page load times are still a bit long. Occasionally, after about 50 page loads, the page load times start to get really long, up to ten seconds.

Does MartinWollenweber's server have enough capacity?
CrazyBoy826-Icon.png CrazyBoy826 Talk | Contribs | Scratch account 16:44, 6 August 2018 (UTC)

I think yes :-), but keep watching, if there are such kind of problems more often, I have to talk to our provider. It could help to create a list of such ocurannces to analyse it better.
Mtwoll logo.jpg MartinWollenweber  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
22:02, 6 August 2018 (UTC)

Logging server faults

Post any errors that you encountered here, and any relevant details.
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
09:05, 9 August 2018 (UTC)

Time Errors Details/Comments
8 August 2018 400 Bad Request
503 Service Unavailable
I was editing User:Kenny2scratch/common.js, and when I clicked "save page" I hit a "400 Bad Request" error. I pressed the browser "back" button (thanks Chrome for caching form data), and clicked "save page" again, and I encountered "503 Service Unavailable". I went back again, resubmitted, and the edit went through.
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
09:05, 9 August 2018 (UTC)
10:26 AM, 3 September 2018 (GMT) Sorry! This site is experiencing technical difficulties I clicked on random page
Logoasqwde.png asqwde talk | contribs 09:30, 3 September 2018 (UTC)
5:27 PM, 3 September 2018 (HKT) "Sorry! This site is experiencing technical difficulties" I was literally attempting to edit this section. When I clicked the "edit" link, it brought me to a page that said:

Sorry! This site is experiencing technical difficulties.
Try waiting a few minutes and reloading.
(Cannot access the database)


You can try searching Google in the meantime.
Note that their indexes of our content may be out of date.


Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
09:34, 3 September 2018 (UTC)

10:07-11:20 PM, 8 September 2018 (HKT) Major outage across all wikis Multiple screenshots:

Basically the database failed to connect for a while, causing all sorts of obscure errors. Specifically, at times the required "mysql.sock" file was missing. Looking at server configuration, the MySQL server had to restart itself 11 times during this time period.
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
14:26, 8 September 2018 (UTC)

Could we have a dedicated page to that?
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (2,049)) 17:41, 24 August 2018 (UTC)
Nah, just here is fine.
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
03:46, 25 August 2018 (UTC)
No Not done
Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 20:43, 21 September 2018 (UTC)

The Main Page is broken

I found that Scratch Wiki Home is broken, as the featured image and featured article are on top of each other. Can a bureaucrat please fix that?
CrazyBoy826-Icon.png CrazyBoy826 Talk | Contribs | Scratch account 21:41, 16 August 2018 (UTC)

Can't repro on Windows 7, Firefox 61.0.2
Logo of Apple502j.jpg Apple502j Talk/Activities 1,808edit 23:15, 16 August 2018 (UTC)
Cannot reproduce on Windows 10, Chrome 68. For your information, the main page is sysop-protected, so admins can edit it too.
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
03:14, 17 August 2018 (UTC)
It doesn't happen on iOS 11.4.1 Safari.
Millie S.jpeg Millie S (talk|897 contribs|directory) 01:37, 18 August 2018 (UTC)
I'm on Windows 10 Chrome 68 with a 1080p screen and I have it.
CrazyBoy826-Icon.png CrazyBoy826 Talk | Contribs | Scratch account 01:48, 18 August 2018 (UTC)
Okay, I'm also win10 chrome68, so could you post your exact version numbers? Here's mine: Windows 10.0.17134.228 Chrome 68.0.3440.106 Screen resolution 1536x864 (actually 1920x1080 but magnified 125% so I can see things)
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
05:57, 18 August 2018 (UTC)
@CrazyBoy Reproducible, using 68.0.3440.106 (Official Build) (64-bit) on Windows 10, Vector skin. From what I can tell, it's a problem just with Vector, which no updates are going to be made for that skin because it's a risk you wish to take when using the skin. Ken wishes to focus on updating the page if there's an issue with his own skin, SWS. Also, please provide your skin, browser, browser version, operating system (and build may help, if using Windows, press the Windows key and R at once and enter winver. It should be there) and resolution when reporting styling glitches.
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (2,049)) 15:18, 19 August 2018 (UTC)

──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── I'm not ignoring issues with Vector because it's not my skin; they're not as important because anonymous users don't use Vector and can't set it to that. Styling problems mostly only require operating system and browser versions; occasionally resolution is also important.
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
03:09, 20 August 2018 (UTC)

Okay, I've tweaked the widths of the scratchwikiframes, which for me on Vector (same browser and resolution specs) doesn't cause the Featured Images box to block the FA and TSW boxes. Does it work for y'all as well?
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
03:19, 20 August 2018 (UTC)
No fix.
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (2,049)) 11:32, 20 August 2018 (UTC)
Drunken_Sailor contributed a fix, does it work for y'all Vector users now?
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
13:18, 2 September 2018 (UTC)

Compliment Tuesday! August 21th 2018

Welcome to the 10th Compliment Tuesday! August 21th 2018.

What is Compliment Tuesday?

Compliment Tuesday is a way of showing appreciation to other Wikians. Feel free to congratulate someone for finishing a large page, or even just give minor thanks for a minor edit. Just remember to keep everything positive! :)

How to Compliment

We have a whole wiki page on it! :D You can find it here: Compliment Tuesday


Compliments

The Compliments are *drum roll please*

User Compliments
jakel181 (talk | contribs)
bigpuppy (talk | contribs)
CrazyBoy826 (talk | contribs)
jvvg (talk | contribs)
kenny2scratch (talk | contribs)
asqwde (talk | contribs)


There are many more people on this wiki who deserve these comments just as much as those who received them. :) Everyone is special and brings there own ideas. The more of us there are, the better the community spirit. Sadly, I must sign off now-
Makethebrainhappy (talk | contribs) 01:06, 13 June 2018 (UTC)

The next CT is August 28th 2018! See you then!


Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 18:07, 21 August 2018 (UTC)

Yes Done
Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 18:15, 21 August 2018 (UTC)
Cool-cat-emoji.png Great! :)
Bigpuppy Logo.png bigpuppy talk | contribs 15:10, 22 August 2018 (UTC)

Other Language Tutorials

No Not done

Ken and I have agreed that there is a lot of potential in creating tutorials in other programming languages which compare the syntax of that language to Scratch. We are roughly aiming for ten tutorials per language at the start of this tutorial. The pages could possibly receive a bar at the end of the front page (i.e. a try this out bar). We were thinking of having Python (3), C++, C#, C, Ruby, Java, PHP, JavaScript and we are looking for more suggestions. The suggested page hierarchy is (Programming Language)/(Tutorial Name)
Makethebrainhappy (talk | contribs) 15:16, 24 August 2018 (UTC)

I think that is a great idea! I would be happy to work on pyhton and HTML ones. :)
Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 15:20, 24 August 2018 (UTC)
Sounds like a great idea! Will really expand the Wiki in activity, who we cater for, and our exposure across the web. :)
border=3px Drunken Sailor [ Talk | Contribs | More... ] 15:31, 24 August 2018 (UTC)
Cool! I think we definitely need Python and Ruby ones, since Python and Ruby are known as "beginner languages," and may be good typing languages to start with after Scratch. I could help with the Ruby one! Another idea is Go/Golang. :)
Bigpuppy Logo.png bigpuppy talk | contribs 15:49, 24 August 2018 (UTC)
I think this would be a perfect use case for a SWP! I'm going to move my userspace template to a real template now, and use it here.  Doing...
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
00:45, 25 August 2018 (UTC)
Cool-cat-emoji.png Great! :)
Bigpuppy Logo.png bigpuppy talk | contribs 02:00, 25 August 2018 (UTC)

────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────

SWP 002 - Create other language tutorials
DescriptionStatusOwnerStartedLinks
Create tutorials comparing other programming languages with Scratch.No Not done
  • Owners: Kenny2scratch, Makethebrainhappy
  • Assigned:
    • Apple502j
    • Jakel181
    • Millie_S
    • bigpuppy
    • asqwde
25/8/2018Project results
Project page
Project discussion

Please visit the project talk page (linked above) to claim a language to write a tutorial in!
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
03:37, 25 August 2018 (UTC)

I forgot to mention: We have syntax highlighting now!

I installed SyntaxHighlight a few days ago, and I forgot to tell you about it. This will come in handy for the Language Tutorials.

Usage
<syntaxhighlight lang="python3">import random
print(random.randint(1, 5))</syntaxhighlight>

yields

import random
print(random.randint(1, 5))

and

Hello, <syntaxhighlight lang="javascript" inline>"world"</syntaxhighlight>!

yields

Hello, "world"!

If the <pre> tag is being used for code, replace it with <syntaxhighlight>. Replace <code> tags with inline syntaxhighlight tags.

Enjoy!
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
02:38, 27 August 2018 (UTC)

Awesome!
Makethebrainhappy (talk | contribs) 13:16, 27 August 2018 (UTC)
Cool-cat-emoji.png Cool! Yes, very useful. :)
Bigpuppy Logo.png bigpuppy talk | contribs 15:44, 27 August 2018 (UTC)
Awesome!
Logoasqwde.png asqwde talk | contribs 07:52, 28 August 2018 (UTC)
FYI: If you are tired of typing such a long word, you can also use <source>! You can save 9 letters. --
Logo of Apple502j.jpg Apple502j Talk/Activities 1,808edit 12:08, 2 September 2018 (UTC)
NO, DO NOT! <source> is deprecated and should not be used!
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
12:10, 2 September 2018 (UTC)

How do I become Admin, Experienced Wikian ect.

I want to help the wiki! Can you give insturctions on how to?
Whatsfordinner77 (talk | contribs) 03:38, 28 August 2018 (UTC)

Experienced Wikians are elected. Admins are sometimes promoted from EW during elections. Bureaucrats are appointed by current bureaucrats.
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04:54, 28 August 2018 (UTC)
Yes Done
Logo of Apple502j.jpg Apple502j Talk/Activities 1,808edit 14:18, 19 September 2018 (UTC)

New Featured Images Suggestions

Soon it is going to be Wiki Wednesday, and time to change the featured images!
Logoasqwde.png asqwde talk | contribs 07:53, 28 August 2018 (UTC)

Indeed - I don't have any pre-chosen ones, so please suggest some :P
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07:57, 28 August 2018 (UTC)
Ok i am posting this as you yourself said anyone can remind about featured images.
Logoasqwde.png asqwde talk | contribs 07:58, 28 August 2018 (UTC)
Indeed I did, and thank you for the reminder.
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07:59, 28 August 2018 (UTC)
File:Scratch 3.0 Comment Programming.PNG
Scratch 3.0 Comment Programming.PNG
Millie S.jpeg Millie S (talk|897 contribs|directory) 14:05, 28 August 2018 (UTC)
Cool-cat-emoji.png Cool! Does anyone have any other suggestions? :)
Bigpuppy Logo.png bigpuppy talk | contribs 22:45, 4 September 2018 (UTC)
File:Gobo from behind.png
Gobo from behind.png
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03:01, 9 September 2018 (UTC)
I was going to suggest that ken :P
Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 22:10, 10 September 2018 (UTC)

Compliment Tuesday! August 28th 2018

Welcome to the 11th Compliment Tuesday! August 28th 2018.

What is Compliment Tuesday?

Compliment Tuesday is a way of showing appreciation to other Wikians. Feel free to congratulate someone for finishing a large page, or even just give minor thanks for a minor edit. Just remember to keep everything positive! :)

How to Compliment

We have a whole wiki page on it! :D You can find it here: Compliment Tuesday


Compliments

The Compliments are *drum roll please*

User Compliments
Kenny2scratch (talk | contribs)
Asqwde (talk | contribs)
Jakel181 (talk | contribs)
Apple502j (talk | contribs)
  • Thanks for being helpful on this wiki a lot and for being an admin on the Japanese one! :)
    Bigpuppy Logo.png bigpuppy talk | contribs 02:25, 24 August 2018 (UTC)
  • Thank you for being such an active admin on the jawiki! And your edits here are quite helpful as well :)
    Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
    05:13, 24 August 2018 (UTC)
  • Thanks for helping out on the wikis!
    Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 12:39, 28 August 2018 (UTC)
MartinWollenweber (talk | contribs)
CrazyBoy826 (talk | contribs)
Redglitter (talk | contribs)
  • Thank you for being very helpful and active on the wiki! :D
    Bigpuppy Logo.png bigpuppy talk | contribs 02:25, 24 August 2018 (UTC)
  • You are extremely helpful! Thank you!
    Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 12:39, 28 August 2018 (UTC)
Banana439monkey (talk | contribs)
Makethebrainhappy (talk | contribs)
LiFaytheGoblin (talk | contribs)
  • Thank you for posting the Wiki Wednesday posts, and for, as a Scratch Team member, coming on the wiki from time to time! :)
    Bigpuppy Logo.png bigpuppy talk | contribs 02:25, 24 August 2018 (UTC)
  • Thank you for devoting your Sunday this week to reviewing my work, even though you're in the U.S. and probably have a lot of work to do!
    Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
    05:13, 24 August 2018 (UTC)
  • Thanks for posting WW!
    Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 12:39, 28 August 2018 (UTC)


There are many more people on this wiki who deserve these comments just as much as those who received them. :) Everyone is special and brings there own ideas. The more of us there are, the better the community spirit. Sadly, I must sign off now-
Makethebrainhappy (talk | contribs) 01:06, 13 June 2018 (UTC)

The next CT is September 4th 2018! See you then!


Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 12:44, 28 August 2018 (UTC)

Yes Done
Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 12:44, 28 August 2018 (UTC)
Edited post with retroactive permission
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04:28, 29 August 2018 (UTC)

News Entry

August 28, 2018 — New Scratch Design Studio — Time Travel
The Scratch Team has released a new Scratch Design Studio! Its description states:
"In this SDS, create a project about something that can happen when you travel through time."
Logoasqwde.png asqwde talk | contribs 13:48, 28 August 2018 (UTC)
wrong title lol
Logo of Apple502j.jpg Apple502j Talk/Activities 1,808edit 14:37, 28 August 2018 (UTC)
fixed,thanks
Logoasqwde.png asqwde talk | contribs 14:45, 28 August 2018 (UTC)
The SDS currently (at least for me) appears to be "Symmetry." I (or someone else) will update it once the new one appears on the front page.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 01:24, 29 August 2018 (UTC)
 Waiting...
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
04:32, 29 August 2018 (UTC)
The studio has been released; we just do not have enough seed projects to put it onto the front page. :)
Makethebrainhappy (talk | contribs) 14:00, 29 August 2018 (UTC)
Once it is live then it will be put on the news.
Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 19:20, 30 August 2018 (UTC)

────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────Yes Done
Bigpuppy Logo.png bigpuppy talk | contribs 22:05, 4 September 2018 (UTC)

not done archive

some not done posts are done now - should we dedicate an archive for it? I think it might be a good idea.
KrIsMa Anamation2.gif KrIsMa user | talk | contribs | edits 17:46, 30 August 2018 (UTC)

You're a little late - there have been a bunch of not done posts before. I've just been adding them to the most recent archive whenever we archive. For example, once the main CP reaches 125K bytes this time, any done topics here and any done topics in Not Done will be moved to archive 102.
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04:02, 31 August 2018 (UTC)
i figured. thanks. Yes Done
KrIsMa Anamation2.gif KrIsMa user | talk | contribs | edits 23:06, 31 August 2018 (UTC)

Community Blocks Page

Yes Done I'm suggesting a page on the removed Community Blocks. Here is a topic on it from the Discussion Forums, if you're curious. Not much information is known but I think we could scrape together enough for a decent length page or a stub at least.
--_Nova_-- (talk | contribs) 12:06, 31 August 2018 (UTC)

I think it's really interesting - I'd be happy to work on creating a decent length page for it in my sandbox.
Redglitter Profile Picture.gif Redglitter ~ (Talk Page ~ Contributions ~ 342 edits ~ Scratch Profile) ~ 07:58, 4 September 2018 (UTC)
I've created a page in my userspace. Feel free to add more: User:Redglitter/Community_Blocks
Redglitter Profile Picture.gif Redglitter ~ (Talk Page ~ Contributions ~ 342 edits ~ Scratch Profile) ~ 10:08, 4 September 2018 (UTC)
I don't know much about the forum, not being a person who can access it. I'll help out with tweaks.
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
11:13, 5 September 2018 (UTC)
I don't know much either, but if you need any help feel free to ask me!
Logoasqwde.png asqwde talk | contribs 11:37, 5 September 2018 (UTC)
Thanks everyone! I'm going to search around for more info.
Redglitter Profile Picture.gif Redglitter ~ (Talk Page ~ Contributions ~ 342 edits ~ Scratch Profile) ~ 17:26, 5 September 2018 (UTC)
Yes Created
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08:45, 8 September 2018 (UTC)

Wiki News Update

Hi, can an EW out the latest CT on wiki news? Thanks
Logoasqwde.png asqwde talk | contribs 21:56, 1 September 2018 (UTC)

Yes Done
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
05:21, 2 September 2018 (UTC)

Community Blocks Page in my Userspace

No Not done

Hey everyone! Following the discussion ^^ up there, I need some help on my community blocks page - Community Blocks (forum). If anyone could help I'd be really grateful! Thanks!
Redglitter Profile Picture.gif Redglitter ~ (Talk Page ~ Contributions ~ 342 edits ~ Scratch Profile) ~ 15:51, 6 September 2018 (UTC)

I'd say that although it's small, it's big enough to be moved to the mainspace :)
Bigpuppy Logo.png bigpuppy talk | contribs 21:46, 7 September 2018 (UTC)
(edited OP link) I've moved it to mainspace now, so contribute to it there :)
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08:44, 8 September 2018 (UTC)
Added Not Done to topic.
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08:45, 8 September 2018 (UTC)

Changing minor edit box to major edit

All those times when you forget to click the minor edit box... Most of the edits on the wiki are major edits. So why not have the minor edit box already ticked and if it is a major edit untick it, or change the minor edit box to a major edit box. If you look at RC most nearly all edits are minor so that is why i am suggesting this change
Logoasqwde.png asqwde talk | contribs 12:59, 8 September 2018 (UTC)

Ahem! There is a user preference in Special:Preferences that will do exactly that - check the minor edit box by default. I don't think everyone should be making minor edits by default (especially newer users - on Wikipedia anonymous users can't even make minor edits at all!). If you think your own edits will be minor by default, set your preferences that way (check the "Mark minor edits by default" box).
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
13:40, 8 September 2018 (UTC)
Ok thanks for pointing that out.
Logoasqwde.png asqwde talk | contribs 14:51, 8 September 2018 (UTC)
Yes Done
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03:02, 9 September 2018 (UTC)

Footer link now links to en.scratch-wiki.info!

The footer link on the scratch website now links to en.scratch-wiki.info where previously it would link to wiki.scratch .mit.eu and redirect here!
Logoasqwde.png asqwde talk | contribs 06:06, 11 September 2018 (UTC)

Ayy finally! But scratch-lang.info links aren't clickable in comments yet... :(
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
09:05, 11 September 2018 (UTC)
 :(
Logoasqwde.png asqwde talk | contribs 09:40, 11 September 2018 (UTC)
Only on the new skin! The old one dosen't.
Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 21:29, 12 September 2018 (UTC)
Yes Done
Logo of Apple502j.jpg Apple502j Talk/Activities 1,808edit 14:17, 19 September 2018 (UTC)

Compliment Wednesday! September 12th 2018

Welcome to the 2nd Compliment Wednesday! September 12th 2018.

What is Compliment Tuesday?

Compliment Tuesday is a way of showing appreciation to other Wikians. Feel free to congratulate someone for finishing a large page, or even just give minor thanks for a minor edit. Just remember to keep everything positive! :)

How to Compliment

We have a whole wiki page on it! :D You can find it here: Compliment Tuesday


Compliments

The Compliments are *drum roll please*

User Compliments
Kenny2scratch (talk | contribs)
16itople1 (talk | contribs)
asqwde (talk | contribs)
Bigpuppy (talk | contribs)
jvvg (talk | contribs)
Logabe (talk | contribs)
Redglitter (talk | contribs)
  • Thanks for acknowledging my work!
    16itople1 (talk | contribs) 16:53, 9 September 2018 (UTC)
  • Complimenting so many people
    Logoasqwde.png asqwde talk | contribs 18:38, 10 September 2018 (UTC)
  • Thanks for bringing up the Community Blocks forum! I never knew it existed and I certainly wouldn't have found out without your help :)
    Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
    04:29, 11 September 2018 (UTC)
  • Thanks for offering to help out!
    Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 16:43, 12 September 2018 (UTC)
makethebrainhappy (talk | contribs)
--_Nova_-- (talk | contribs)


There are many more people on this wiki who deserve these comments just as much as those who received them. :) Everyone is special and brings there own ideas. The more of us there are, the better the community spirit. Sadly, I must sign off now-
Makethebrainhappy (talk | contribs) 01:06, 13 June 2018 (UTC)

The next CT is September 18th 2018! See you then!


Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 21:30, 12 September 2018 (UTC)

No Not done
Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 21:30, 12 September 2018 (UTC)

Danger Tempalate

A danger template will be good. This means that if you peform this action, you could cause a disabilty or go to jail etc. It will look like Note Danger: . What do you think?
Whatsfordinner77 (talk | contribs) 05:12, 14 September 2018 (UTC)

I believe there is a template with an image like that, but I forget the name. You can set the parameter to Danger, for the template to say Danger, I believe.
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (2,049)) 07:15, 14 September 2018 (UTC)
{{warning|<text>}} ->
Note Warning: text

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07:17, 14 September 2018 (UTC)
Hmm...
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (2,049)) 07:17, 14 September 2018 (UTC)
Wow you two edit conflicted me so I neee to retune my reply. We already have Note Caution: and what would the use of such a template be?
Logoasqwde.png asqwde talk | contribs 07:19, 14 September 2018 (UTC)
How could following a scratch coding tutorial online cause a disability or send you to jail?
border=3px Drunken Sailor [ Talk | Contribs | More... ] 08:10, 16 September 2018 (UTC)
Yes Done? (seems rejected
Logo of Apple502j.jpg Apple502j Talk/Activities 1,808edit 14:18, 19 September 2018 (UTC)
Some images are at risk of copyright legal issues, as Germany has different copyright laws than the US. If the host is moved again, those images could potentially be illegal.
CrazyBoy826-Icon.png CrazyBoy826 Talk | Contribs | Scratch account 17:45, 21 September 2018 (UTC)

Protection

Like Wikipedia, the Scratch Wiki should have locking. Full protection prevents editing by everyone except admins and EWs. Fully protected media files cannot be overwritten by new uploads. Semi-protection prevents editing by New Wikans Creation protection prevents a page (normally a previously deleted one) from being recreated. Move protection protects the page solely from moving (renaming). Upload protection prevents new versions of a file from being uploaded except by admins and EWs, but it does not prevent editing the file's description page. Pending-changes protection means edits by unregistered and new contributors are not visible to readers until the edits are approved by an admin or EW. Extended confirmed protection, also known as 30/500 protection prevents editing by users without three months and 500 edits on the English Wiki. What do you think?
Whatsfordinner77 (talk | contribs) 04:23, 15 September 2018 (UTC)

Correct me if I'm wrong, but we can already protect pages. I'm pretty sure that since our wiki is hosted by MediaWiki (?) we either can already do it or can but we're not using that features. I'd ask an admin or EW for more help on this one.
Redglitter Profile Picture.gif Redglitter ~ (Talk Page ~ Contributions ~ 342 edits ~ Scratch Profile) ~ 07:12, 15 September 2018 (UTC)
This wiki indeed uses MediaWiki (we're not hosted by Wikimedia, but we use their software), so we already have full, semi, creation, move, and upload protection (though with different implications), and we don't intend to add pending-changes protection or extended confirmed protection. Yes Done
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07:34, 15 September 2018 (UTC)
For newer wikians, we'll need to tell them where and where not you can edit.
Whatsfordinner77 (talk | contribs) 02:07, 16 September 2018 (UTC)
It'll be obvious whether you can edit when you try to edit - if you can't edit it, you will not be able to type anything.
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03:46, 16 September 2018 (UTC)

Thinking Templates

I have template ideas. All Green check marks, Cross marks, Others, Black check marks, Yellow check marks, Blue check marks, Minus signs, Plus signs, Neutral sign, Purple turn-right, Simple clock, Clock, Note marks, Exclamation, Bulb, Smile and Thumbs Sign Templates. Here is some info.
Whatsfordinner77 (talk | contribs) 08:26, 18 September 2018 (UTC)

{{done}}, {{not done}}, {{waiting}} available
what about Yes Rejected? {{done|<rejected>}}
No support for CU - we do not CU by request
No support for block-related template - we do not make blocks info public
Japanese wiki's one (example)
Logo of Apple502j.jpg Apple502j Talk/Activities 1,808edit 09:18, 18 September 2018 (UTC)
None of these are necessary. One more time, we are not Wikipedia.
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12:26, 18 September 2018 (UTC)
time to use Yes Rejected
Logo of Apple502j.jpg Apple502j Talk/Activities 1,808edit 12:44, 18 September 2018 (UTC)

Split the Paint Article

I was browsing the wiki and noticed that the Paint editor article (here) is really long and could possibly be split up into three different articles: History of the paint editor, 2.0 Bitmap Paint editor, and 2.0 Vector Paint Editor.
Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 20:55, 18 September 2018 (UTC)

It is kinda long, but so is the CP, and do we split this? I realize it's not exactly the same thing, but it's not long enough to truly need splitting.
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07:03, 19 September 2018 (UTC)
in Japanese wiki, we did split it. At that time, "Types of Graphics", "Bitmap Editor", "Vector Editor", "Bitmap and Vector Comparison", "Paint Editor Conversion", "Interaction With Other Programs", "Example Uses", and "Alternatives" section is kept. Others are moved to version subpages, such as Paint Editor (2.0). Guess what will happen next January here, without the change.
By the way, block workaround page is enough big to split, too, I think. It will be good for performance issues.
Logo of Apple502j.jpg Apple502j Talk/Activities 1,808edit 08:24, 19 September 2018 (UTC)

Can you make another wiki?

Please. I want a wiki. Can someone please make a MediaWiki Wiki for me?
Whatsfordinner77 (talk | contribs) 08:51, 19 September 2018 (UTC)

We do not make new wikis lightly, and new wikis are only for different languages. Assuming you want to make a language wiki, please request an account on the Test Scratch Wiki, following the account request process.
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10:14, 19 September 2018 (UTC)
I want an Enis wiki. I do not know how to make a wiki.
Whatsfordinner77 (talk | contribs) 20:24, 19 September 2018 (UTC)
On this wiki we don't make wikis (or pages) about user genrated content. If you wanted to make an Enis page then we can not do that, If you really want a wiki for Enis I suggest you start off with Wikia as the first steps. :)
Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 22:56, 19 September 2018 (UTC)
I'm not using Wikia. Instead, I'm asking help on the ATs
Whatsfordinner77 (talk | contribs) 23:08, 19 September 2018 (UTC)
Ok that is probally a better place for this conversation. Yes Done
Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 23:15, 19 September 2018 (UTC)

Category:BYOB Images

I was just looking through Special:Categories and the eigtheenth one that shows up is Category:BYOB Images. Back in August, CrazyBoy826 moved it to Category:Snap! Images. However, there are still pages categorised undder this category. The edit summary included:

The categorized pages will be fixed later

I have been tempted to fix all of these "categorised pages" for 24 hours now. Is it okay to do so?
Redglitter Profile Picture.gif Redglitter ~ (Talk Page ~ Contributions ~ 342 edits ~ Scratch Profile) ~ 08:14, 21 September 2018 (UTC)

No. Ask bot owners for such massive and simple edits. Ken is online now.
Logo of Apple502j.jpg Apple502j Talk/Activities 1,808edit 12:47, 21 September 2018 (UTC)
Yes Done with my bot
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12:56, 21 September 2018 (UTC)
I hoped I could move all the pages, but the Wiki is a big place, and there are many other things to do.
CrazyBoy826-Icon.png CrazyBoy826 Talk | Contribs | Scratch account 17:39, 21 September 2018 (UTC)
The pages are still categorizezd as BYOB Images according to the category page, but on the pages under it and the source code of the page it says Snap Images.
CrazyBoy826-Icon.png CrazyBoy826 Talk | Contribs | Scratch account 17:42, 21 September 2018 (UTC)
That's a known issue due to the way MediaWiki caches things. It should be fixed the next time maintenance is done.
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
11:26, 22 September 2018 (UTC)
Great, thanks everyone!
Redglitter Profile Picture.gif Redglitter ~ (Talk Page ~ Contributions ~ 342 edits ~ Scratch Profile) ~ 16:29, 22 September 2018 (UTC)

A question no one thought of before

I was looking around the Wiki when suddenly I came up with a problem: what if a user coincidently shares the name of a bot (but not connected to it) and decides to come on the Wiki? This is a very unlikely situation, but if it happened, the whole wiki would be scrambling for ways to fix the problem. What should we do to fix this problem, if the need ever arises?
CrazyBoy826-Icon.png CrazyBoy826 Talk | Contribs | Scratch account 17:38, 21 September 2018 (UTC)

This was thought of! (But good question) Each bot has it's own scrtatch account.
Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 20:51, 21 September 2018 (UTC)
lol, either they can add a number after their name (eg. WM2) or change it.
KrIsMa Anamation2.gif KrIsMa user | talk | contribs | edits 11:21, 22 September 2018 (UTC)
Huh? Bot owners have to own the corresponding Scratch accounts, too. You're talking about an impossible situation.
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11:26, 22 September 2018 (UTC)
Okay.
CrazyBoy826-Icon.png CrazyBoy826 Talk | Contribs | Scratch account 23:00, 22 September 2018 (UTC)
Yes Done
Logo of Apple502j.jpg Apple502j Talk/Activities 1,808edit 23:39, 22 September 2018 (UTC)

Bots

Hi! Does anyone know what these bots do? User:Tweaker User:bot807
Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 16:01, 22 September 2018 (UTC)

No idea. I expect they are just bots that aren't in action anymore - they're not on the bots list.
Redglitter Profile Picture.gif Redglitter ~ (Talk Page ~ Contributions ~ 342 edits ~ Scratch Profile) ~ 16:13, 22 September 2018 (UTC)
https://en.scratch-wiki.info/w/index.php?title=Special:ListUsers&group=bot
Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 16:24, 22 September 2018 (UTC)
Also is User:VoxBot still active?
Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 16:26, 22 September 2018 (UTC)
Periodically.
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (2,049)) 17:48, 22 September 2018 (UTC)
Ok just wondering as the day of It's last edit was the day of transfer.
Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 18:13, 22 September 2018 (UTC)
Tweaker was a replacement for WikiMonitor while jvvg was away on holiday; Bot807 was created for the purpose of testing out bot accounts in general, I think. VoxBot is occasionally run, though not as frequently these days.
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00:52, 23 September 2018 (UTC)

Userpages

Recently, I've seen a few newer wikians without userpages. I know that generally when a new account is created, a userpage is created with it. I don't know how to phrase this very well, but should I make a list of the users who don't have userpages, make them myself, or just leave it so they can create their own? Examples: Biran4454, HR18K, Cris524.
Redglitter Profile Picture.gif Redglitter ~ (Talk Page ~ Contributions ~ 342 edits ~ Scratch Profile) ~ 16:23, 22 September 2018 (UTC)

User pages are no longer created when a new account is created
Logoasqwde.png asqwde talk | contribs 19:21, 22 September 2018 (UTC)
They have to create them themselves as I think it is a userspace violation.
Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 19:23, 22 September 2018 (UTC)
I would think so.
Purplewolves (talk | contribs) 23:41, 22 September 2018 (UTC)
Userpages being created automatically was a bug, not a feature. (Well, the extension treats it as a feature but since we don't use the "biography" section it's a bug.) After the transfer, with jvvg's new version of CA, we could finally turn off automatic userpage creation. Also for some people their userpages were created by Krett12 and his "NoRed" movement, but that was stopped quickly.
TL, DR: when a new account is created, it's not supposed to have a userpage. It's up to the user to visit their own userpage and find that it's not created. Yes Done
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
00:51, 23 September 2018 (UTC)
Oh, okay! Thanks!
Redglitter Profile Picture.gif Redglitter ~ (Talk Page ~ Contributions ~ 342 edits ~ Scratch Profile) ~ 08:40, 23 September 2018 (UTC)

Category Suggestion

Hello! I would like to suggest to add the category Category:Uncategorized. Why you may ask? Well even though Wiki Monitor reminds you to categorize pages sometimes you forget to add it. A bot (The one I am suggesting here)(Or WM) could add the Category:Uncategorized category and wiki editors can easily find what pages need to be categorized. Thoughts?
Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 18:36, 22 September 2018 (UTC)

Yes Support
Logoasqwde.png asqwde talk | contribs 19:22, 22 September 2018 (UTC)
I disagree. There's a special page that lists all uncategorised pages.
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (2,049)) 20:32, 22 September 2018 (UTC)
Oh? Did not know about that. Link?
Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 21:17, 22 September 2018 (UTC)
Special:SpecialPages - Uncategorized XX
And all pages in "uncategorized" category are categorized there, paradox
Logo of Apple502j.jpg Apple502j Talk/Activities 1,808edit 23:44, 22 September 2018 (UTC)
Special:UncategorizedPages; and as apple said, if you had a category for uncategorized pages it would then be categorized... anyway, the special page is all you need. Yes Done
also we have no uncategorized pages? OwO Well, I assume that special page only lists mainspace pages
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00:47, 23 September 2018 (UTC)
Thanks and wow O.o
Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 13:54, 23 September 2018 (UTC)
Ty Jacob.
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Bug

This has been happing for awhile now but when I type the subject of a new post on one's talk or the CP, and click "save changes" It does not create an automatic heading any more, so I have to manually type ==Heading==. Any idea why this is happing?
Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 18:40, 22 September 2018 (UTC)

cannot repro
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Are you sure it isn't your browser? I've had issues simlar to this using Fire Fox.
Purplewolves (talk | contribs) 23:39, 22 September 2018 (UTC)
Are you using the "New topic" link in the pencil menu? And are you actually typing the subject in the subject box?
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00:48, 23 September 2018 (UTC)
Sometimes this happens to me, but not when on a talk or the CP.
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@Ken Yes I am using a new topic under the pencil and yes subject in the subject box.
Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 13:56, 23 September 2018 (UTC)